Nine farmers killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Boko Haram members have killed nine farmers and abducted 12 others in a village in the northeastern Nigerian state of…

Boko Haram members have killed nine farmers and abducted 12 others in a village in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, the cradle of the jihadist movement, locals told AFP Tuesday.

On Monday, they stormed into fields outside Mammanti village, opening fire on farmers as they worked, killing nine and injuring three others.

“We recovered nine dead bodies after the attack,” the village chief Muhammad Mammanti said.

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